The Queen's College MCR Website

The Queen's College MCR
Freshers' Week 2017

the queen's mcr freshers' week 2017 is over now... there will be more next year!




The Queen's College MCR Website

What is freshers' week?

A week full of opportunities to help you settle in Oxford and meet new friends.

Compulsory Events

These are those events that you absolutely have to attend. See timetable below for more info.

MCR/JCR Social Events

A great opportunity for you to chill, have some fun and meet new people. Although you are not required to, you are more than welcome to attend all MCR and JCR events. You will even have the chance to bring along partners and family! See timetable below for more info.

Help

Help, tips and advice from other fellow members of the MCR. It includes info concerning healthy, food, drinks, bike services and also College and city tours. Everything that you need to know before starting your graduate studies in Oxford!




See the updated version of the timetable below or download an offline version here.



Click here to see what happened during Freshers' Week 2016



the queen's mcr freshers' week 2017 is over now... there will be more next year!


Timetable

Updated information on what is going on.

  • Welcome Tea and Cake and College Tours

    Thursday

    September 28th 2017

    Just come and meet us in the MCR from 3pm to 5pm for tea, cake and a chance to get to know your new amazing College better by joining small group college tours!

  • COMPULSORY Graduate Induction

    Thursday

    September 28th 2017

    COMPULSORY talk for Freshers, from 5pm to 7.30pm in the Shulman Auditorium.

  • Pub Night at the Cape of Good Hope

    Thursday

    September 28th 2017

    Meet us at the The Cape of Good Hope from 8pm to 11pm and let's finish off your Thursday with a pub night! Family and partners at appropriate age are welcome to join us! Get directions here!

  • Lunch in College and Ice Cream

    Friday

    September 29th 2017

    Book onto Lunch in College, and meet us at the Dining Hall at 12noon! Lunch will be followed by ice cream at G&Ds!

  • Pizza Night and Potluck Dinner

    Friday

    September 29th 2017

    Fancy some Pizza and Potluck Dinner? Just come along and meet us in the MCR at 7pm!

  • Lunch at Gloucester Green Market

    Saturday

    September 30th 2017

    Lunch at Gloucester Green International Food Market! Meeting at St Aldate's House at 12noon to walk together to Goucester Green. Family and partners at appropriate age are welcome to join us!

  • The First MCR Party

    Saturday

    September 30th 2017

    A night to remember with our First MCR Party. From 8pm to midnight, just come along to the MCR for some refreshments!

  • Free Breakfast at St Aldate's House

    Sunday

    October 1st 2017

    Sunday starts with free breakfast at St Aldate's House, kindly organised by our Junior Dean at Aldate's House!

  • Oxford Tour, Tea and Scones

    Sunday

    October 1st 2017

    Join us at 2pm in College for a Tour of Oxford given by the Queen's MCR, cumulating in tea and scones in the MCR at 3.30pm. Family and partners at appropriate age are welcome to join you!

  • Movie night

    Sunday

    October 1st 2017

    What better way to finish off your Sunday than with a movie night? Join us in the MCR from 8pm to midnight for film (and snacks!). We are absolutely welcoming family and partners at appropriate age as well. MCR members can now vote to choose the film on our Facebook Group! Looking forward to seeing you all there!

  • The Queen's College Freshers' Fair

    Monday

    October 2nd 2017

    Taking placing in the Dining Hall from 4pm to 5.30pm, you are welcome to join the Queen's College Freshers' Fair to have answered all your questions about Sports Teams, Clubs and much more of what is offered at Queen's!

  • The Cellar Club Night

    Monday

    October 2nd 2017

    Meet us at the The Cellar from 8pm to finish off Monday with a club night! The club is completely booked out for us! It means that everybody there will be Queen's students! Get directions here!

  • Q&A Rowing at Queen's

    Tuesday

    October 3rd 2017

    Questions about Rowing at Queen's? Just come to the MCR for a chance of having them all answered and get ready to start rowing! From 6pm!

  • MCR Parent Dinner

    Tuesday

    October 3rd 2017

    There is nothing like going out for dinner with your parents, right? So get ready as Tuesday night is the day your MCR Parents will invite you out for dinner. Usually set from 7pm, your parent will let you know exactly where and when. Surely a great way to end your Tuesday!

  • COMPULSORY Sexual Consent Workshop

    Wednesday

    October 4th 2017

    COMPULSORY workshop on Sexual Consent. Get to know what your rights are and how to act and react in college if you ever find yourself in the presence of sexual harassment. Where? It will be confirmed soon, from 9.30am to 10.30am

  • University Freshers' Fair

    Wednesday

    October 4th 2017

    A great opportunity to see the very best of what Oxford life has to offer at Oxford University Student Union (OUSU)'s Freshers' Fair at Oxford University Exam Schools, from 11am to 12pm!

  • Sports Practices

    Wednesday

    October 4th 2017

    Meet us for the first Sports Practices on Queen's Sports Ground from 2pm to 4.30pm! Access to Queen's Sports Ground is from Abingdon Road, down a small road passing through the Brasenose ground. Directions can be found here.

  • COMPULSORY Sexual Consent Workshop

    Wednesday

    October 4th 2017

    Unable to attend the COMPULSORY workshop on Sexual Consent in the morning? Here's another chance for you to get to know what your rights are and how to act and react in college if you ever find yourself in the presence of sexual harassment. Where? It will be confirmed soon, from 6pm to 7pm. And it will be followed by 'speed meeting' in Queen's from 20.30. Just come along to Lecture Theatre B (Back Quad, Stair Case IV).

  • LGBTQ+ Workshop

    Thursday

    October 4th 2017

    COMPULSORY workshop on LGBT+. Get to know what your rights are and how to act and react in college if you ever find yourself in the presence of harassment. Where? It will be confirmed soon, from 9.30am to 10.30am

  • International Students Event

    Thursday

    October 5th 2017

    International Students Event in the MCR from 3pm!

  • LGBTQ+ Workshop

    Thursday

    October 5th 2017

    Unable to attend the LGBTQ+ workshop in the morning? Here's another chance for you to get to know what your rights are and how to act and react in college if you ever find yourself in the presence of harassment. Where? It will be confirmed soon, from 6pm to 7pm.

  • COMPULSORY Race Workshop

    Friday

    October 6th 2017

    COMPULSORY Race Workshop. Where? It will be confirmed soon, from 9.30am to 10.30am

  • Lunch and Oxford Tours

    Friday

    October 6th 2017

    Meet us for lunch from 12.30pm to 2pm in the Dinning Hall. Our Oxford Tour of Freshers Week starts at 2pm, just after lunch. Feel free to join us at any point!

  • COMPULSORY Race Workshop

    Friday

    October 6th 2017

    Unable to attend the COMPULSORY Race Workshop in the morning? Here's another chance for you. Where? It will be confirmed soon, from 6pm to 7pm.

  • Drinks at Be at One

    Friday

    October 6th 2017

    We can finish off your Friday in great style by meeting us at Be At One from 8pm, and enjoy a great cocktail experience! Directions can be found here.

  • Women's Brunch

    Saturday

    October 7th 2017

    Organised by our MCR Women Officer, all you have to do is to come along and meet us in the MCR, from 11am!

  • BBQ & Rowing Taster Day

    Saturday

    October 7th 2017

    It starts at 2pm, with walkdowns from Florey and Cardo at 2pm and from College from 2.10pm. Just come on down at 2pm, have a burger and give rowing a go!

  • Pub Quiz

    Saturday

    October 7th 2017

    So you think you know it all and want to prove it? Join us from 8pm for a fun Pub Quiz in the MCR!

  • Christ Church Meadow PICNIC (or Tea and Cake)

    Sunday

    October 8th 2017

    With the Freshers' Week close to an end, meet us in the MCR at 12noon to walk together from College to Christ Church Meadow (directions here) to celebrate and enjoy the nice weather with a picnic. If the weather is not that nice though, let's stay in and have some Tea and Cake in the MCR. Either way, you are guaranteed to have a great time! Feel free to bring family and partners at appropriate age.

  • Board games

    Sunday

    October 8th 2017

    What better way to finish off Freshers' Week than with some board games in the MCR! We are absolutely welcoming family and partners at appropriate age as well. Looking forward to seeing you all there!

  • We will
    be back in 2018!

Highlights

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First MCR Party

Saturday, September 30th 2017

Breakfast at St Aldate's House

Sunday, October 1st 2017

Women's Brunch

Saturday, October 7th 2017

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